Euroset” Apple is going to punish




All of us have long known that Russian retailers, Apple is never easy relationship. Operators one after another refused to become official partners of the California-based company, bringing Apple was forced to rely on the retail channels of ” The Messenger “. Soon, however, the situation can turn into a big scandal, the winner of which will have to remain simple buyers.

According to the Mobile Research Group, on “The Messenger” now accounts for about 70% of the “white” iPhone sales in Russia. Given the unique nature of the product that Apple has positioned not just as “another mobile phone” just right to ask the question, and not violate any U.S. manufacturer of Russian antimonopoly legislation? It is from this issue and appealed to the Federal Antimonopoly Service of the company “Euroset”, which required state agency look into this situation.

According to the newspaper “Vedomosti”, the retail chain has filed a complaint with the FAS, which in the case of satisfaction may result in termination of the agreement between Apple and “connected.” This will lead to the fact that the U.S. company will have to negotiate with other Russian retailers. Since the last terms of cooperation with Apple is not satisfied (so, in fact, from this and they refused), Americans will be forced to make major concessions. It is expected that the outcome will be favorable for buyers as monopoly “Coherent” is destroyed, and the retailers will compete for customers by lowering prices.

Sources say that before the presentation of iPhone 5S and 5C Tim Cook had to personally travel to Russia to hold talks with the leaders of the mobile operators. As reported by Eldar Murtazin, this increased attention Russians are not impressed, and they continued to demand concessions that Apple refused to go again. Apparently, the unsuccessful outcome of the negotiations has led to the problem threatens to escalate into litigation. We will monitor the situation and report to you the latest details.



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